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JUN 18: BC Women in Energy Network presents The Future of Transportation

The Future of Transportation: A Discussion on Transportation Options and Initiatives Join us for a discussion on the current and future options being pursued for our transportation future. Guests speakers will give brief remarks followed by a facilitated discussion. Coffee, tea, juice and baked goods will be provided. Tuesday June 18th, 8:00am – 10:00am Brix […]

Apr 13 – SCWIST Nature Walk Series: Beach Walk with Terry Taylor

When: 13 April 2013, Noon – 2:30 pm Where: Jericho Concession building, east Jericho Beach (map) We are at the lowest tide of the year at the new moon in April on this walk along the last wild beach in Vancouver. The beach is at its widest during this walk, which means that we will be able to […]

NEWS: Canada Science and Technology Museum and Engineers Canada launch Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition

NEWS: Canada Science and Technology Museum and Engineers Canada launch Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition

In order to honour women’s invaluable contribution to Canadian science and technology, the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM), in partnership with Engineers Canada, will launch the Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition. Members of the media can preview this virtual exhibition here: http://women-dev.technomuses.ca/ “The Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition is an excellent testimonial of the great contributions […]

Article: The soft side of engineers

Business Vancouver writes about the importance of soft skills in the engineering profession, including communications, project management, and business acumen, and the role that Young Professional Forum (YPF) is taking to prepare young engineers for the new roles taken by engineers. Quoted in the article, Selena Wilson, a professional engineer and transportation consultant with McElhanney […]

March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month

March 2013 is National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM), an annual month-long event that promotes awareness and appreciation of the engineering and geoscience professions. To celebrate NEGM, APEGBC has a number of activities and events planned throughout the province. These different initiatives seek to engage both the public and APEGBC membership, and are intended to […]

News: APEGA and Engineers Canada Partner to Present EnGenious, an Online Game and Career Website for Youth

APEGA, in partnership with Engineers Canada, unveiled EnGenious – a new online game and career website – at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. Designed for junior high students and their teachers, EnGenious.ca is comprised of 10 interactive games and webpages full of career and teacher resources that connect the games to real […]

Mar 18-22 and 25-29: Spring Break at H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – Volunteers Needed

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is looking for female engineering students and professionals who are willing to volunteer as mentors for their spring break programming. Volunteer on any day(s) from March 18-22 and March 25-29, 11am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to introduce young students to the profession of engineering and to have some fun […]

Mar 4 : ASME BC and ASME UBC Present Technical Panel Presentation

The BC Section of ASME has arranged an evening technical presentation in conjunction with the student chapter of ASME at UBC. Guest speakers will be sharing valuable professional experiences with the audience and will be answering particular questions at the end of the panel. Mark Mulligan, P.Eng. Mark is President and founding partner of Capilano […]

Apr 4 : WIE-VR Presents “Social Media for the Independent Professional” with Njeri Watkins

If you are serious about leveraging the free social media platforms to build your professional brand and properly position yourself in the market then this is the course for you! Social Media For The Independent Professional is a course specifically focused on creating a strategy that can be easily implemented with a LinkedIn account then […]

Feb 27: APEGBC & UBC Salary Seminar/Industry Night

APEGBC is working with UBC to host a Salary Seminar & Industry Reception on February 27, 2013. The Salary Seminar & Industry Reception focuses on providing engineering and geoscience students with tools for salary negotiation, and the opportunity to start building their industry contacts. We are pleased to have Dr. Elizabeth Croft, P.Eng. as our […]

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